The Nice Thing About Strangers

Creative Non-Fiction Short Stories. :) Travel, Oldsters, Love, and Compassion.

Do Envy the Oldsters

From this one may see that there is no reason to pity the old people. Instead, young people should envy them. It is true that the old have no opportunities, … Continue reading

June 2, 2014 · 11 Comments

Learning to be Cool

The father wants to take a photograph of his daughter at the large airport window, in front of the airplane they will take to Vienna. He’s removed his shoes and … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · 4 Comments

What the Heart Wants

“I’m weak when I fall in love,” she says. “I walk on air. I lose my appetite. I can’t think straight. I’m not one to be sensible. My heart has … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · 5 Comments

Originally posted on The Nice Thing About Strangers:
She parks in the first spot outside Arby’s, and he waits patiently in the passenger side, readying his oxygen tank as she…

September 28, 2012 · 2 Comments

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